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Construction workers' accidents: 2 injured and 1 killed

Work often provides a sense of purpose as well as income for an employee. When an accident results in an injury for an employee, it can be devastating emotionally and financially if work is missed. Construction workers' accidents are especially prone to resulting in debilitating and/or fatal injuries for workers. Illinois residents may be relieved to learn that workers' compensation insurance benefits are often available to employees following an on-the-job injury. The insurance benefits will likely be a source of relief as the medical bills accumulate for three workers who suffered serious injuries on a construction site.

Construction workers' accidents: 2 injured and 1 killed

Work often provides a sense of purpose as well as income for an employee. When an accident results in an injury for an employee, it can be devastating emotionally and financially if work is missed. Construction workers' accidents are especially prone to resulting in debilitating and/or fatal injuries for workers. Illinois residents may be relieved to learn that workers' compensation insurance benefits are often available to employees following an on-the-job injury. The insurance benefits will likely be a source of relief as the medical bills accumulate for three workers who suffered serious injuries on a construction site.

Same-level falls prevalent in construction workers' accidents

Slip-and-fall incidents make up a significant percentage of workplace injuries and deaths nationwide, including Illinois. Many fall injuries and fatalities resulting from construction workers' accidents do not involve heights, such as scaffolds, but happen at ground level due to slips or trips. Alertness and proper housekeeping play crucial roles in fall prevention.

Same-level falls prevalent in construction workers' accidents

Slip-and-fall incidents make up a significant percentage of workplace injuries and deaths nationwide, including Illinois. Many fall injuries and fatalities resulting from construction workers' accidents do not involve heights, such as scaffolds, but happen at ground level due to slips or trips. Alertness and proper housekeeping play crucial roles in fall prevention.

Construction workers' accidents: Man's arm amputated on the job

Illinois construction workers may be interested in one man's horrible day at work. The man suffered a serious injury and could have lost his life if it had not been for the quick actions of a nearby officer. Construction workers' accidents like this one are most often eligible for workers' compensation benefits to cover medical costs and loss of income following an injury.

Construction workers' accidents: Man's arm amputated on the job

Illinois construction workers may be interested in one man's horrible day at work. The man suffered a serious injury and could have lost his life if it had not been for the quick actions of a nearby officer. Construction workers' accidents like this one are most often eligible for workers' compensation benefits to cover medical costs and loss of income following an injury.

Construction workers' accidents: Worker died on job site

The process of obtaining construction permits and the regulatory agencies in Illinois exist to help maintain the safety of workers and the stability of structures. One states division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined and cited a construction company for multiple violations. The inspection and investigation of the company occurred after a worker suffered fatal injuries in one of the year's tragic construction workers' accidents.

Construction workers' accidents: Worker died on job site

The process of obtaining construction permits and the regulatory agencies in Illinois exist to help maintain the safety of workers and the stability of structures. One states division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined and cited a construction company for multiple violations. The inspection and investigation of the company occurred after a worker suffered fatal injuries in one of the year's tragic construction workers' accidents.

Construction workers' accidents: Man dead after fall through roof

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration was formally established by Congress in the 1970s to help promote safe work environments for workers in Illinois and across the country. OHSA may be requested to investigate the safety of work environments by employees or employers, and the federal agency performs mandatory investigations when serious construction workers' accidents occur. Sadly, OHSA is investigating the death of a construction worker in another state.

Construction workers' accidents: Man dead after fall through roof

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration was formally established by Congress in the 1970s to help promote safe work environments for workers in Illinois and across the country. OHSA may be requested to investigate the safety of work environments by employees or employers, and the federal agency performs mandatory investigations when serious construction workers' accidents occur. Sadly, OHSA is investigating the death of a construction worker in another state.

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